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When: August 17, August 24 September 7 and September 14, 20219:00 am – 2:00 pm CST each day. This course will meet over four Tuesdays with a break between the 3rd and 4th sessions.
Where: This will be a virtual training via Zoom.
Who should sign up: People who seek an introduction to or refresher of ABCD in the context of communities of identity and place and want to know:
The course will be led by three experienced ABCD Stewards affiliated with the ABCD Institute at DePaul University – Darryl Answer, Seva Gandhi and Brianne Peters. The Co-Founder of the ABCD Institute, John McKnight, will also make a guest presentation. Register now to hold your space!For more information and to register
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This CoP started in May 2021 and we are going to be meeting monthly to talk and learn from each other about our rural ABCD work. We meet on the
last Thursday of the month at 10 am ET. We have created a new forum to help keep the conversation going.You must be a member of ABCD in Action, but it is free and easy to sign up. Become a member of ABCD in Action | Information on ABCD CoP
The aim of the bi-monthly Asset-Based Community Development Community of Practice (ABCD CoP) is to go deeper on ABCD practice and explore helpful tools and resources by bringing together practitioners and residents who are applying or are seeking to apply an ABCD approach to their community development work.For more information and sign up
Every Tuesday we offer ABCD and community building teaches at 8am and 8pm AESTEvery Thursday we have Guest Speakers at 8am and 8pm AESTEvery Sunday we share a “what’s coming up for the week” on social mediaUpcoming guests; Heather Keam, ABCD Canada; Mike Green, ABCD for Inclusion; Peter Kenyon, Bank of IDEAS Download Flyer
meet on the first Wednesday of every month at 12pm AESTFor more information
ABCD Institute Stewards Dee and Michelle from the Jeder Institute and Bruce from the Core Gifts Institute are excited to be partnering to provide the following Core Gifts training at Australian/New Zealand Friendly times:
August 5 & 6: Core Gifts Master Facilitator Training For more information and to register
Participants learn how to use the power of community network organizing as a change agent right where they are. This workshop focuses on how to take an idea or goal and move it forward in a person’s group, organization, or community. Additionally, participants learn how to recognize their own implicit bias and engage others as they build power together to gain traction for making a difference. Skills learned in this training can be used in both formal and informal leadership roles and to support other change agents who are actively working to affect change
Five part series February 1 - July 30, 20219:00AM - 4:00 PM EST
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August 16 – October 15, 2021
Application Deadline: July 5, 2021
This course is a global space for sharing and learning about the principles, practices, and tools that put local assets and action at the centre any development initiative. It offers a “time-out” for you to question conventional community development practices and beliefs and to re-evaluate the role of institutions in stimulating and supporting genuine asset-based and citizen-led development (ABCD).Online Delivery To learn more and apply
August 12 & 13
The Bank of I.D.E.A.S. will partner with Community Minds to bring our annual National Community Development Conference to Bankstown. The theme for the Power to the People 2021 Conference is “Diversity and Inclusion – Cultivating and Celebrating Our Diverse Communities”.
The program aims to create the space for participants to explore how communities can strengthen and become more resilient by harnessing community diversity and focusing on inclusion. The heart of Bankstown displays a constant unearthing of local assets which will be highlighted throughout the conference. For more information and to register.
August 26 & 27
Join us for our new online Master Facilitator training. Spend two days with a small group learning multicultural gift theory, get in-depth coaching on facilitating the Core Gift Discovery process, learn to use Jamboard for online Gift interviews, and leave knowing your personal Core Gift.For more information and to register
Inspired by an article by John McKnight, ABCD Steward, Jess Wyatt, developed the foundations for a workshop rooted in ABCD principles and practices for the broader ABCD community. Friendship as Foundation - Softening the boundaries between Being and Doing in relationship with others and yourself is a month-long online transformational experience where participants will leave feeling more aligned and energetic in their mind, body, and spirit through a practice of nurturing friendship and physical movement. READ MOREContact Jess Wyatt for more information on cost and logistics.
The group meets on the last Tuesday (Monday for our US friends) of each month at 9am Australian Eastern Standard Time. The zoom calls are a place for First Nations (Indigenous) practitioners or practitioners working with First Nations communities to come together and share stories, tools and practices.
Anyone who would like to join us can email Steward Michelle Dunscombe at firstname.lastname@example.org
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